Frequently Asked Questions - Keiser University
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Frequently Asked Questions

What types of chemistry courses are accepted?
The two different chemistry courses can be any type of chemistry and one course must have a lab component. They cannot be two introductory chemistry courses. There is no time limit on coursework, it is up to you if you feel like you need a refresher course.

Can I transfer any graduate courses I have previously taken?
No, Keiser University does not accept transfer credit for this program.

How long is the program?
The program is 28 months long.

I have ICU experience, but no longer work in ICU. Is this acceptable?
You must have current ICU experience. If you have been out of the ICU more than two years, we will talk with you individually about your experience.

Is the program accredited?
Yes, the program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.

What are the curriculum requirements?
The curriculum is a “front-loaded’ curriculum. This means that the majority of the didactic course work is taken during the first 12 months. The last 16 months are focused on gaining clinical experience. The last semester contains a 3 credit hour seminar, which is designed to prepare the student to take the National Certification Exam.

Where are the clinical sites?
The nurse anesthesia program provides a variety of clinical experiences to fulfill the requirements for graduation. Students will rotate to various clinical settings to include in-patient and out-patient settings in Florida. Click here to view our clinical sites.

What types of clinical experiences will I receive?
The Keiser University student receives all types of case types, which are needed for graduation. These include cardiac, intracranial, pediatrics, obstetrics, regional anesthesia, and invasive line insertion.

How do I apply?
We have an application packet that can be accessed on our website.

When is the application deadline?
Applications are accepted throughout the year and reviewed on a rolling basis until the incoming spring or fall class is full. Early application is encouraged.

If accepted into the program does Keiser University require a deposit?
Yes, if you are accepted into the program, a non-refundable deposit of $1,500 is required, which will be applied toward your first semester tuition.

For further questions, please call the Keiser University Naples campus at (239) 513-1135.

Mrs. Percy and Mr. Williams believed in me. They were more than instructors, they tried to get to know you as a person and tried to understand your goals so they could push you towards them. And Mrs. Crawford from student services helped me find a job before I even graduated. She was dedicated to my overall success.

Jessica Kircher

Going to Keiser University was one of the greatest experiences in my life. All of my deans, professors, and staff made me feel that I was a part of something very special, and I am. I would recommend for anyone to get their education at Keiser University.

Belinda Haney

The two instructors that have impacted my life are Mr. Williams and Mrs. Percy. Both of them believed in my ability to become a great graphic designer, regardless of how I felt about my skills. I appreciate their motivation to get me to where I am today.

Justin Pugh

Beyond the curriculum of the courses, the lessons the instructors have taught me have paid dividends in my real work experiences. How to respond to criticisms, project and time management, interview skills, the list goes on and on. At the end of the day, they not only showed me how to design, but they taught me how to be a professional.

Ryan Bushey

If not for my education at Keiser I probably would not be where I am today, in both life and career. It is because of going to Keiser and the instructors I had that I joined a club started by Mr. Williams, The Lakeland Shooters Photography Group, which allowed me to venture into an amazing and very creative field that I use to enhance all aspects of my life.

Anthony Sassano

The Design program at Keiser University was filled with real world learning and hands on instruction… Based on the portfolio I created while a student at Keiser University, I landed a job in Graphic Design for a major online retailer immediately after graduation.

Ty Fitzgerald

The year and a half I spent in the program better prepared me for attaining a job in the field…As a hands-on learner, the project-centered teaching was perfect for me.

Jackson Tejada

Keiser University has given me the opportunity to embrace a career change… It has opened the door for a timely graduation and quick return to the work force…

Dale Caverly

Without the education I received at Keiser University, I would not be where I am today!

Meisha Ebanks, R.N.

I not only received an excellent education but also encouragement and training that built my self-confidence every day.

Nidia Barrios

I realize the amount of knowledge I gained and feel that the educational experiences have developed me in to a person who can move higher up the career ladder.

Carlos Ramirez Flores

Keiser University’s MBA program has renewed my mind, changed the way I think, and given me a new sense of purpose.  The professors transformed my attitude and behavior, gave me the self-confidence I was lacking, and restored my energy.

Connie Sue Centrella

It has been great attending and graduating from Keiser University.  Because of the small class sizes, I was able to build good relationships with classmates and professors.  The PA professors care very much about the progress and success of the students and have been great advisors every step of the way through the program.

Annelise Merriner, PA-C

Attending Keiser University and getting my degree was the best decision I have ever made.  The small class sizes and personalized attention helped me get my degree quickly.  The hands-on experience and the education landed me a job at a neighboring law firm.

Dedrick Saxon

I chose Keiser because it had everything—small classes, caring professors, hands-on learning, and counselors that are really there for you.  I feel like I’m part of a family here, not just a number.

Natalie Dou

After being denied for several promotions at my current employer, I decided that I needed to further my education.  Since graduating from Keiser with my bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, I have been promoted and I am able to obtain positions that weren’t available to me before.

Laurie Williams

Keiser helped change my life by getting my education at the right school! I had been going to another school before, I dropped out because I felt that I was not getting enough information. When I found out about Keiser, I was pleased because the instructors were great.

Nadege Dor

My decision to attend Keiser University has been one of the best decisions I’ve made. I chose to enroll in the Information Technology program… The one-class-a-month pace helped incredibly with my self-discipline.

Marla Hadley

The BA for Business Administration at Keiser has to be one of the best in the nation. Keiser takes the basics that are taught at the Associates level and uses them to strengthen your skills and knowledge.

Vivian R. Howard, BA in Business Administration Graduate

I found that Keiser University’s Nuclear Medicine program of advanced studies and small class size was a perfect fit. I never came across a faculty member who wasn’t truly interested.

Gustavo Gonzalez, Nuclear Medicine Technology Graduate